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Where in the Holy Bible does it say that woman must wear a vail or a head scarf?

Pete 2009/11/01 02:24:11
1 Corinthians 11:2-6 It stated 2 " Now I preaise you , brethren, that you remember me in all things and keep the traditions just as I delievered them to you. 3 But I want you to know that the head of every is Christ, the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is God. 4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head. 5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, for that is one and the same as if her head were shaved. 6 For if a woman is not covered let her also be shorn. But if it is shameful for a woman to be shorn or shaved, let her be covered.

1 Cor 11:3-5
3 Now I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God. 4 Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head. 5 And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head-it is just as though her head were shaved.

1 Cor 11:6-10
6 If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off; and if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head. 7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man. 8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; 9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man. 10 For this reason, and because of the angels, the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head.

To re-emphasize the point again, according to verse 9 above "A woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head."
1 Cor 11:12-16
13 Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? 14 Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him, 15 but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering. 16 If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice-nor do the churches of God.

In other words, the woman hair can be proper for covering and it is a glory to her; for her hair is given to her for a covering.

Nature (in its perfect form) reflects God's creative will. The hair of a man grows faster than that of a woman and Nature intended this for two purposes, viz,
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2. To allow her hair as a covering or sign of authority upon her. So verse 15 above says "Long hair is given to her as a covering and followed by we do not have any other practice in the churches of God (paraphrased)". God gave woman long hair as a covering or sign of authority on her head. There is no command or need to wear a headscarf or veil.

Even in the Old Testament there is no explicit command for a woman to be veiled. The examples of veiling in the Old Testament showed that it was a custom among the Jews to veil their women but there is no command in either Testaments pertaining to veiling.
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  • Sharon 2013/01/22 04:23:50
    Sharon
    +5
    Good job, but here is that scripture in a nutshell...Women's hair is given as a covering which means that she doesn't have to cover her head with a veil unless she is praying or prophesying, but if she does not have any hair (Bald) or if her hair is cut short like unto a man then yes she should keep it covered with a veil. However, it is wise to keep a veil or scarf with you at all times because you never know when you will have to pray or prophesies and you can't or should not do neither without a veil or scarf because you will be dishonoring your head whether you have hair or not. So there you have it in a nutshell! One thing for sure is that we must walk in love at all times and no one should put down another because they do not know or believe a thing because only GOD can and will open our eyes when the time is right or hen he desires us to see and understand a thing. So the way I see it is that Muslims are not doing anything wrong because they choose to cover their head 24 hours a day just like their is nothing wrong with Christians covering their head hen praying. In fact I think it to actually be a wise way of living in order to not be caught without your prayer covering at all. GOD bless you all!

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  • Sharon 2013/01/22 04:23:50
    Sharon
    +5
    Good job, but here is that scripture in a nutshell...Women's hair is given as a covering which means that she doesn't have to cover her head with a veil unless she is praying or prophesying, but if she does not have any hair (Bald) or if her hair is cut short like unto a man then yes she should keep it covered with a veil. However, it is wise to keep a veil or scarf with you at all times because you never know when you will have to pray or prophesies and you can't or should not do neither without a veil or scarf because you will be dishonoring your head whether you have hair or not. So there you have it in a nutshell! One thing for sure is that we must walk in love at all times and no one should put down another because they do not know or believe a thing because only GOD can and will open our eyes when the time is right or hen he desires us to see and understand a thing. So the way I see it is that Muslims are not doing anything wrong because they choose to cover their head 24 hours a day just like their is nothing wrong with Christians covering their head hen praying. In fact I think it to actually be a wise way of living in order to not be caught without your prayer covering at all. GOD bless you all!
  • dorotea.benitez 2012/09/02 16:23:25
    dorotea.benitez
    +2
    Wel i say. This. If god wanted men with long hair. He would have make man have long hair when he first created adam.
  • ryan79h dorotea... 2012/09/03 17:36:05
    ryan79h
    exactly right! thank you
  • brundle... dorotea... 2012/09/21 13:08:03
    brundlesnail
    +3
    Then why is Christ always depicted with LONG Hair and women always have their hair covered in Movies and Art?
  • teannal brundle... 2013/01/16 07:13:23
    teannal
    +8
    Because the romans changed his true identity. They painted him to resemble what was attractive at the time. Just from what history shows us there is no way possible jesus looked anything like those depictions.
  • ryan79h 2012/08/20 20:43:49
  • ryan79h ryan79h 2012/08/20 20:44:59
    ryan79h
    +1
    Muslims: read your bibles!!! Not the Quran!!!
  • abu.qun... ryan79h 2013/11/11 13:23:04
    abu.qunnas2013
    +3
    are you sure you know more about the bible???? please read and validate carefully if Bible is not been corrupted... and i request only.. can you bring the original context of the Bible??!?!?!?!?!
  • Pete abu.qun... 2014/09/16 12:54:48
    Pete
    The words of God we called the "Bible" have never been corrupted. It is man who is corrupted. It's man who became corrupted toward the words of Bible God living words.
    Do not blame God blame man for switching words from God.
    PBWY
  • Sharon ryan79h 2013/01/22 04:21:37
    Sharon
    +7
    Good job, but here is that scripture in a nutshell...Women's hair is given as a covering which means that she doesn't have to cover her head with a veil unless she is praying or prophesying, but if she does not have any hair (Bald) or if her hair is cut short like unto a man then yes she should keep it covered with a veil. However, it is wise to keep a veil or scarf with you at all times because you never know when you will have to pray or prophesies and you can't or should not do neither without a veil or scarf because you will be dishonoring your head whether you have hair or not. So there you have it in a nutshell! One thing for sure is that we must walk in love at all times and no one should put down another because they do not know or believe a thing because only GOD can and will open our eyes when the time is right or hen he desires us to see and understand a thing. So the way I see it is that Muslims are not doing anything wrong because they choose to cover their head 24 hours a day just like their is nothing wrong with Christians covering their head hen praying. In fact I think it to actually be a wise way of living in order to not be caught without your prayer covering at all. GOD bless you all!
  • arkina.sama 2012/08/19 21:24:10
    arkina.sama
    +1
    amazing how you people convert your holy book words to what you want. if bible say red so it's red, not blue, not green. but you are trying to convert the clear thing to what you like to be, so now you are saying bible does say "red" but it doesn't means red, maybe it mean bla bla bla bla bla bla then red in bible means the moon!!

    your words are clear : If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off.
    don't try to make it as you wish.
  • ryan79h arkina.... 2012/08/21 01:38:04
    ryan79h
    +1
    amazing how you muslims convert your quran words into what YOU want.....If the quran says red, you say blue.....read galatians 1:8-9....Oh and throw your quran away if you love God...
  • teannal ryan79h 2013/01/16 07:15:38
    teannal
    +10
    Dont entertain ignorance w/more ignorance
  • polo ryan79h 2013/10/03 16:39:54
    polo
    If you are truthful produce your proof Please
  • abu.qun... ryan79h 2013/11/11 13:25:33
    abu.qunnas2013
    +2
    do you believe there are 50,000 errors and contradictions found in the bible? if not.. go and check it.... don't come back unless you found them and tell us that we are lying... and can you prove any contradiction in the Quran... bring it on ..... you are just talking with your own lies..
  • Pete abu.qun... 2013/11/12 16:44:13
    Pete
    What you are saying is that God made 50,000 errors and for that you're wrong my friend. You have stated it why don't you point it all out for us so that we can check it out. Frankly, I don't believe any of your statements......................
  • teannal arkina.... 2013/01/16 07:14:49
    teannal
    +12
    Continue reading.
  • Sharon arkina.... 2013/01/22 04:22:35
    Sharon
    +8
    Good job, but here is that scripture in a nutshell...Women's hair is given as a covering which means that she doesn't have to cover her head with a veil unless she is praying or prophesying, but if she does not have any hair (Bald) or if her hair is cut short like unto a man then yes she should keep it covered with a veil. However, it is wise to keep a veil or scarf with you at all times because you never know when you will have to pray or prophesies and you can't or should not do neither without a veil or scarf because you will be dishonoring your head whether you have hair or not. So there you have it in a nutshell! One thing for sure is that we must walk in love at all times and no one should put down another because they do not know or believe a thing because only GOD can and will open our eyes when the time is right or hen he desires us to see and understand a thing. So the way I see it is that Muslims are not doing anything wrong because they choose to cover their head 24 hours a day just like their is nothing wrong with Christians covering their head hen praying. In fact I think it to actually be a wise way of living in order to not be caught without your prayer covering at all. GOD bless you all!
  • loveJesus1 arkina.... 2013/04/02 11:42:21
    loveJesus1
    +2
    Well said. I agree sometimes my Christian brothers and sisters twist scripture to fit into the world. I am Christian and believe that women should cover their heads while praying especially. I have learnt this recently. A lot of my sisters say that is Paul's opinion but the bible clearly says its the Lord's command.
  • JeanVal... loveJesus1 2014/06/08 08:11:47
    JeanValenzuela07
    +2
    i need proof where does it say in the bible that a woemn must wear a viel while praying or prophecying
  • ryan79h 2012/07/16 02:13:50
    ryan79h
    +3
    You are awesome!!!!! I was just right now looking that up about woman who wear vails oon their heads....If these muslims would have went a little further into verse 15 then, you are right, they would have know that the "vail" is SIMPLY HER HAIR.......
  • JD 2012/02/13 06:02:38
  • ryan79h JD 2012/08/21 01:39:11
    ryan79h
    Thank you....Couldnt have been said any clearer than that!!! God bless!!!
  • divine.shona 2011/11/19 17:04:41
    divine.shona
    +2
    1 Cor 11:6-10
    6 If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off; and if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head. 7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man. 8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; 9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man. 10 For this reason, and because of the angels, the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head.

    this is the best verse to show that we must cover our heads and (Noor Alomari) mentioned about Christians look to Mary as a role model and even she wore a Hijab, and that was in the new testament so yes Women Should cover there heads and its not an insult its to keep us women safe and i look at it as if we are covered guys wont get urges, its all about being modest, its a way us woman are loyal to ourselves to our Future Husband and to Allah.
  • Pete divine.... 2012/02/13 13:50:14 (edited)
    Pete
    +1
    13 Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? 14 Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,

    15 but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering. Do you understand this: For long hair is given to her As a Covering. In other words she doesn't have to have a veil because her own hair cover it. Get it.

    16 If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice-nor do the churches of God. Did you read this last verses? Please read it until you get the message across your brain. This is not an insults it is a point I am trying to get you to understand it as it is written by God. In other word it is not mandated by God nor does God force woman to wear it because He is saying If anyone wants to be CONTENTIOUS there is no other practice nor do the churches of God. If you disagree with it than let it be as you wish but don't force woman to wear a veil............................
    Peace be with you
  • ryan79h divine.... 2012/08/21 01:39:45
    ryan79h
    +1
    same book, same chapter....Just go to verse 15
  • polo ryan79h 2013/10/03 16:45:43
    polo
    Introduction
    A common misconception is that Muslim women are the only ones who cover their hair. It may be true that Islam is the only religion in which most women follow its directives to cover the hair, but it is not the only religion to have such directives.
    It is particularly interesting to look at the case of Christianity, since Christianity is the predominant religion in the West, and it is Westerners, including observant Christians, who are often the first to criticize Islam because of the hijab (modest dress, including head covering).

    Is Covering the Hair a Religious Commandment for Christian Women?
    There can be only one answer to this: yes, it is! Simply open the Bible to the First Epistle to the Corinthians, chapter 11. Read verses 3-10.

    But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God. Every man praying or prophesying with his head covered, disgraces his head. But every woman praying or prophesying with her head uncovered disgraces her head, for it is the same as if she were shaven. For if a woman is not covered, let her be shaven. But if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her cover her head. A man indeed ought not to cover his head, because he i...




























    Introduction
    A common misconception is that Muslim women are the only ones who cover their hair. It may be true that Islam is the only religion in which most women follow its directives to cover the hair, but it is not the only religion to have such directives.
    It is particularly interesting to look at the case of Christianity, since Christianity is the predominant religion in the West, and it is Westerners, including observant Christians, who are often the first to criticize Islam because of the hijab (modest dress, including head covering).

    Is Covering the Hair a Religious Commandment for Christian Women?
    There can be only one answer to this: yes, it is! Simply open the Bible to the First Epistle to the Corinthians, chapter 11. Read verses 3-10.

    But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God. Every man praying or prophesying with his head covered, disgraces his head. But every woman praying or prophesying with her head uncovered disgraces her head, for it is the same as if she were shaven. For if a woman is not covered, let her be shaven. But if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her cover her head. A man indeed ought not to cover his head, because he is the image and glory of God. But woman is the glory of man. For man was not created for woman, but woman for man. This is why the woman ought to have a sign of authority over her head, because of the angels.

    The meaning of this passage is plain enough. We can make the following syllogisms:
    Syllogism 1
    Praying with an uncovered head is a disgrace
    Having a shaved head is the same as praying with an uncovered head
    Therefore, having a shaved head is a disgrace
    Syllogism 2
    If it is a disgrace for a woman to have a shaved head, she should cover her head
    It is a disgrace for a woman to have a shaved head - see syllogism 1
    Therefore, a woman should cover her head
    In other words, the passage means what it says. Have you ever wondered why Catholic nuns dress like they"re wearing hijab (Muslim hijabi women, have you ever been mistaken for a nun? I have, more than once).


    Have you ever wondered why Mary the mother of Jesus (peace be upon them both) is always depicted in Christian art with her hair covered? Did you know that until the 1960s, it was obligatory for Catholic women to cover their heads in church (then they "modernized" the service)?


    There are some interesting points that can be made about the Christian directive.
    1) The explicit purpose of the Christian woman"s head covering, as stated by Paul, is that it is a sign of man"s authority over woman. The explicit purpose of Islamic hijab is modesty. Strange how so many Westerners think that the purpose of hijab is a symbol of male authority.

    2) The Christian woman is to cover her head whenever she is praying, whether it be at the church service or just personal prayer at home. This may mean that if she is not praying at home, she is uncovered around male guests who are not related to her; or if she is praying at home, that she is covered around her own husband and family. If any more proof were needed than Paul"s own words that the Christian head covering is not about modesty, this must certainly be it!


    Do Any Christian Women Today Cover Their Heads?
    It is true that most Christian women do not, and many don"t take other teachings of the Bible (against pre-marital sex, adultery, etc) literally either. However, there do seem to be a growing number of Christian women out there who are committed to following the Bible as it is written.

    Christian Women wearing Head covering and practicing what it says in Bible:
    Below are some of the Picture and comments of our Christian sister who practices according to bible teaching. I have manage to get the details from one of the website.

    Source is: Charming the Birds from the Trees
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  • nikita divine.... 2012/12/15 11:35:19
    nikita
    +6
    Isn't god your protector?....if you pray and love god won't he protect you from men who sought to do evil....when they speak about a women covering her body they mean it must not be revealed to anyone but her husband....yes a women should not dress openly...then she is just inviting the wrong company but if she dresses appropriatly meaning wearing clothes not to revealing why would a man want to do evil would her....and yes in christianity it does say a women should cover her head but no one does it anymore...god doesn't judge you by the way you dress up and come into his presence but by your trust and faith in him...there are pastors and prophets out there god would have revealed to them if he didn't like that we were not covering our heads....the problem here is...islam is a religion of submiting to rules....that you'll have forgotten about the person you'll pray to...all you'll are living on ...a statement that there was once a prophet and a big book of rules that he claimed god gave him....if it true why doesn't god communicate to imams and molanas..
  • Noor Alomari 2011/07/14 17:23:45
    Noor Alomari
    +2
    your contridicting yourself here, in the last paragraph it says '' custom among jews to veil their women'', christianity teaches to follow mary the mother of jesus as a guide for women. her being a jew as jesus was wore it so as she is a role model for christians, the women of today should wear it. so how can you use this to prove that its not needed as she is a jew yet shes in christianity, doesnt make any sense.
  • teannal Noor Al... 2013/01/16 07:18:58
    teannal
    +9
    So false. Maybe you're thinking Catholicism
  • sara 2011/05/21 22:59:51
    sara
    +2
    Muslim women wear scarf because it's written in the koran, so why don't christian women wear scarf or shave their head as it's written in the bible?
  • ryan79h sara 2012/08/21 01:43:04
    ryan79h
    Its not written in the bible to do such things....read 1 corinthians 11:4-6 for your confusion and then read on to verse 15....God bless :)
  • abu.qun... ryan79h 2013/11/11 13:50:03
    abu.qunnas2013
    +1
    then you have poor understanding about your religion.. and even in vocabulary definition.. veil is totally different from hair.... no wonder why you are just talking nonsense co'z your understanding is very very weak...
  • themuslimdude 2010/08/28 10:36:36
    themuslimdude
    +2
    look at most of you idiots disregarding wats in your own book
    if u say ure christian than accept and follow the freakin rules
    im muslim and i try to follow the quran the best i can
  • Pete themusl... 2010/08/28 12:01:10
    Pete
    +2
    Following the quran for What? It is meaningless and there is no salvation in it. You're spiritual dead following a book that has nothing to do with God Words. However, my questions is whether or not woman should have to be force to wear a veil not whether you should follow your nonsense literature. Your comments is irrelevant......Peace be with you.....
  • khalid ... Pete 2011/06/12 15:42:46 (edited)
    khalid kiker
    +4
    Followig the coran is rigth way to live. Example, the west waist billion of $$$ to resolve anything about allcohol, Islam forbidit from the the start or anything makes a person high or drunc...( and if you drink or getting high you don't spend a quality time with your Familly ...and you ruin your life and the others arround you ) and I live here and I KNOW what people go truh just to go back to there normal life. Another example , this time about science , scientist find out that the existence was with BIG Bang , Gus what Islam show us in coran that was the reason how existance was created... And this 1400 years ago... Another example ... Bible old testement... Jesus talked about Mohammed that his coming ( but in translation every sens of the phrase was lost ....) . Just googole this quation << was Muhammed in the bible?>> and please don't be offensive with your idea , just read and use what good gives you << the best tool =brain >> and then if you don't agree it's realy ok with because I realy don't have any problem with any other religion just let's live in good term ... Because Islam came last and is obligation on muslums to belive of all relegion not just Islam...
    Chrstian are the best people to live because they accept everybody ( muslum to but .. People make it look like the Is...
    Followig the coran is rigth way to live. Example, the west waist billion of $$$ to resolve anything about allcohol, Islam forbidit from the the start or anything makes a person high or drunc...( and if you drink or getting high you don't spend a quality time with your Familly ...and you ruin your life and the others arround you ) and I live here and I KNOW what people go truh just to go back to there normal life. Another example , this time about science , scientist find out that the existence was with BIG Bang , Gus what Islam show us in coran that was the reason how existance was created... And this 1400 years ago... Another example ... Bible old testement... Jesus talked about Mohammed that his coming ( but in translation every sens of the phrase was lost ....) . Just googole this quation << was Muhammed in the bible?>> and please don't be offensive with your idea , just read and use what good gives you << the best tool =brain >> and then if you don't agree it's realy ok with because I realy don't have any problem with any other religion just let's live in good term ... Because Islam came last and is obligation on muslums to belive of all relegion not just Islam...
    Chrstian are the best people to live because they accept everybody ( muslum to but .. People make it look like the Islam is so bad that people want to stay away from...) I have a question why when some one get harast in his or her company , she or he assu the person not the compagny all every one works ther???
    I'm just going to live it here and may Gid be with every one ....
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  • Pete khalid ... 2011/06/12 16:12:17
    Pete
    +1
    First of all, I have a hard time understanding your comments. You need a little more lecture on your English grammar. Second, Jesus never spoke in the Old Testament. Thirdly, The Holy Bible do not teach to drink till you drop. Fourthly, where do you find in the Holy Bible that say woman must shave their head?. Muhammad is not in the Holy Bible you just don't find paganism or muslims in the Holy Bible. I can see you only want the right thing for muslim and not for others people. I don't have time to lecture nor teach you because you are a stubborn muslim that refuse to listen to the Words of God and refuse to accept His Son Jesus Christ. You keep your flaw book and I keep the Words of God the Holy Bible........Peace be with you
  • khalid ... Pete 2011/06/27 03:48:43 (edited)
    khalid kiker
    +1
    You are rigth that I need more grammer but English is my fift language. First of all there is so many different copies of bibles and I want you to go to old testement and you can find that woman must cover her head at list if she wanna go to church and Muhammed is in the bible. If you have s free time go ang googole this person who knows much more then I do and lisent without beeing negatif and just lisent ... The name's << Ahmed Deedat>> he had so many debats here in the US and you will see that Muhammed is in the Bible... And I'm not stubborn just o want you to open your eyes and see the truth. May GOD show you the reel way to the truth...
  • Pete khalid ... 2011/06/27 13:02:38
    Pete
    +1
    The Truth is Jesus Christ. If you have not accepted Jesus Christ you don't know the truth. There is no other way. You show me in the Holy Bible where your moohummed in stated. You show me what you have stated in the Holy Bible. This will be my last comments to you because I do have a hard time understanding your comments. If you speak five language let me know which language you speak fluently................Peace be with you
  • Noor Al... Pete 2011/07/14 17:15:25
    Noor Alomari
    +3
    you dont seem to understand islam, you think wer against jesus but in fact we believe in jesus christ his way was the truth, there is a dividing line between us and that is you say he is the begotten son ( to beget is an animal act of sex ) we believe you degrade him and we fulfil him, he is the messiah and performed many miracles which no one else did, a muslim cant be a muslim without believing in jesus. we can discuss this more if you like :)

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